Meaning of COOLANT in English

COOLANT

A substance circulated through a nuclear reactor to remove or transfer heat. The most commonly used coolant in the United States is water. Other coolants include heavy water, air, carbon dioxide, helium, liquid sodium, and a sodium-potassium alloy.

NRC Nuclear Energy English Glossary.      Английский глоссарий ядерной энергии NRC (Национальный научно исследовательский совет).